Health

Fri 3 Jul 2020

Australian-first coronavirus vaccine trials begin

Australian-first coronavirus vaccine trials begin

There’s fresh hope in the fight against coronavirus after an Aussie company started its first human trials of a potential vaccine.

‘Flights full’: Chaos as border deadline hits

‘Flights full’: Chaos as border deadline hits

Time is ticking for Queensland residents to return home from Melbourne, or face spending 14 days in self-paid hotel quarantine.

Loophole let Woolies worker go home

Loophole let Woolies worker go home

A loophole in Australia’s coronavirus rules meant an infected man was allowed to fly to Sydney and work at a Woolworths store.

Shocking image of packed airport emerges as NT gets new case

premium_icon Shocking image of packed airport emerges as NT gets new case

TRAVELLERS at Darwin Airport are being packed close together against social distancing guidelines, with the concerning image surfacing.

Coles reinstates buying limits

Coles reinstates buying limits

Coles has reinstated product limits in certain stores after distribution centre workers testing positive impacted its ability to replenish shelves.

How tech is turning your teen into a toddler

premium_icon How tech is turning your teen into a toddler

Internet addiction is damaging our teens brains and leaving them with a legacy of lifelong emotional problems, a world-first study has revealed.

Companies given exemption on social distancing

premium_icon Companies given exemption on social distancing

A select group of bbusinesses have been given a major concession on social distancing because they rely on high patronage to remain commercially viable.

Virus woman took train to Sydney

Virus woman took train to Sydney

A woman has been blasted by officials after she was discovered catching a train from Melbourne to Sydney despite showing symptoms.

Outbreak ‘threatens to recast Aus success’

Outbreak ‘threatens to recast Aus success’

Australia’s latest COVID-19 outbreak has not gone unnoticed around the world and could recast the story of Australian virus “success” some have claimed.

More bombshell quarantine hotel claims

More bombshell quarantine hotel claims

A “moneymaking” scheme at Victoria’s hotel quarantine system has been revealed, adding to allegations of sex and a serious lack of training.

Bizarre ban is like rain on your wedding day

premium_icon Bizarre ban is like rain on your wedding day

The wedding industry has been left frustrated and angry as new rules put a dampener on planned nuptials, just as COVID-19 restrictions ease.

Restrictions ease today: What you can and can’t do

Restrictions ease today: What you can and can’t do

Queensland will be easing a number of restrictions as of today. Find the full details of changes commencing from noon.

Thu 2 Jul 2020

COVID-19 scare as footy stadium worker tests positive

premium_icon COVID-19 scare as footy stadium worker tests positive

Marvel Stadium has been given the all-clear to host AFL matches this weekend after a security guard tested positive to COVID-19.

All the virus news from the past 24 hours

All the virus news from the past 24 hours

It has been a frantic day of coronavirus developments in Australia. Here is all the news you need to know from today.

Sick Victorian waiting for COVID results travelled to Sydney

premium_icon Sick Victorian waiting for COVID results travelled to Sydney

A sick Victorian woman travelled to Sydney by train while waiting for COVID test results, a decision slammed which was slammed by the NSW Health Minister.

‘Catastrophic’: 20km traffic jam predicted at state border

premium_icon ‘Catastrophic’: 20km traffic jam predicted at state border

The Queensland border finally opens next week, but concerns have been raised that new restrictions will be hard to police.

Paris Hilton debuts ridiculous face mask

Paris Hilton debuts ridiculous face mask

Paris Hilton has set the standard for pointless, albeit fashionable, face masks amid the coronavirus pandemic.

'We haven’t seen our son in four months'

premium_icon 'We haven’t seen our son in four months'

A DREAM holiday for a 5-year-old Goonellabah boy became a nightmare.

50 Woolies staff forced to isolate

50 Woolies staff forced to isolate

A Woolworths store has been hit with a COVID-19 case, forcing 50 staff to self-isolate.

URGENT: Qld Salmonella outbreak

URGENT: Qld Salmonella outbreak

Queensland Health has warned of an outbreak of Salmonella across the state, with the majority of cases affecting young children.

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